Author Archives: Andy Lewis

About Andy Lewis

Andy is an author, pastor, and musician who lives in Santa Cruz California. Currently he serves as lead pastor at Faith Community Church in Santa Cruz

A 25 Year Adventure

I remember when my mom and dad celebrated their 25th anniversary. Man it was a big party, so big that I had to wear a suit. Ugh! I did not like wearing suits then and do not love wearing suits … Continue reading

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There’s Nothing New Under The Sun

I’m proud of myself. Just look at the picture of how thick this book is! I’m proud of myself because after a year of slogging, I finally finished Ron Chernow’s New York Times bestseller 730 page biography on Alexander Hamilton. … Continue reading

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Power Is Not Persuasion

Sorry. I know it’s Valentines day, and it’s also happens to be Ash Wednesday which marks the beginning of Lent. But I’m not going to write anything about any of those things today. I want to process some more of … Continue reading

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A Culture That Can’t Listen To An Opposing View

Last night Aleta and I enjoyed a great dinner with our two sons. Aleta, shared with our boys that she’d been reading this book iGen: Why Today’s Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy – And … Continue reading

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“The Sweetness” Even In Cancer

I confess that I’ve become a fan of professor, cancer patient, and author Kate Bowler who wrote a new book Everything Happens for a Reason: And Other Lies I’ve Loved. A week ago I put up a blog post containing … Continue reading

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My Super Bowl Injury

Just like the 114 million other people worldwide, I watched the Super Bowl yesterday. Just like 114 million people I ate way too much very unhealthy food as the good-guy Philadelphia Eagles defeated the bad-guy New England Patriots. As the … Continue reading

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Consumption Kills Contentment

I’ve been reading through an interesting set of books. During my personal time of reading the bible, I’ve been reading Paul the Apostle’s “prison letters” Ephesians, Philippians and Colossians. These were letters that Paul wrote while he was under chained … Continue reading

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